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  • This Free 71 page PRINCE2 guide provides a detailed explanation of different aspects of PRINCE2 and Project Management. Starting with an introduction to the concept of Project Management, then a closer look at PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments, version 2). "PRINCE2" refers to the second major version of the PRINCE project management method.
  • By now, most organizations are familiar with the basics of data governance: Identify the data owner, appoint a data steward and so on. While those concepts are still essential to data governance, big data introduces new challenges that require new adaptations. Hence, before moving forward with a big data initiative, you must evolve your approach to data governance. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: How your organization can get a handle on data governance About four new Big Data governance challenges How …
  • Digital transformation promises to radically improve the performance of businesses today. However, given the confluence of economic, social, and technological factors that give rise to digital transformation, companies are struggling with effective implementation and execution. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: What are the business drivers for digital transformation What are the challenges faced when trying to undertake a digital transformation About the benefits that can be realized with a …
  • Modern application development requires an environment that brings data base administrators (DBAs), developers, and operations together. Work between the groups must be done in parallel in order to avoid major development delays. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: About why optimizing the database for DevOps is a must for organizations How DBAs must act as middleman between the developers and operations How database automation can deliver applications faster and enforce compliance
  • For small and midsize businesses (SMBs) trying to see their way through the digital labyrinth of vendors, social media gurus, mobile musts and dozens of other tech considerations, things can get complicated in a hurry. Is there hope if you're an SMB awash in a tide of digital dos and don'ts? There's always hope. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: Why keeping tech simple is complicated business If your IT has fallen behind the pace of business How to build employee engagement Trends that reveal good …
  • While most organizations have some sort of business process management (BPM) system in place, global managers and executives say more tech investment is needed to get the most out of these efforts. In particular, companies must acquire additional BPM technologies to manage growth requirements and organizational change. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: The business and operational benefits derived from an expansive BPM effort How to implement BPM in a way that delivers maximum results About common …
  • As data becomes the new currency and the desire for insight into processes and activities grows, the internet of things (IoT) will play a key role. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: About the business drivers for IoT adoption About the ROI and increased innovation benefits when using IoT About IoT security issues and how to address them
  • Companies are adopting increasingly sophisticated analytics methods. The transition that is occurring is from basic reporting and dynamic dashboards that present BI information, telling companies what has happened or is happening based on historical data, to the use of predictive and prescriptive analytics, as well as cognitive services, that do much more. Download this IT Focus eBook to learn: The added business benefits of using predictive analytics How cognitive analytics can improve customer …